Alayna’s music brings together groovy R&B/Jazz with Reggae undertones to create a unique and delicious mix of dance music with memorable melodies. With a tight five piece band of the hottest musicians in Dallas, and Alayna’s soulful-smooth vocals and powerful presence the groove created is sweet, infectious and cannot be denied!
Singing from childhood in church, to jingles as a teenager, to a reggae band in Kingston Jamaica, the highlights of her career include but are not limited to: (1) Opening act with DaNuMan for Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ziggy Marley, Joan Armatrading, Bad Brains, Flaming Lips and Burning Spear. (2) Traveling to Jamaica to record at Tuff Gong studios with original Wailers: Familyman Barrett and Wire Lindo. (3) Moving to New York to play CBGB, The Marque, The Bitter End, etc. (4) Recording “Live at The Red Blood Club with Junius Heights.”
Dallas, TX USA
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